The Shrinking Mega-Journal

« (…) The open-access mega-journal’s output, measured by how many articles it publishes a year, last year fell to 22,054 — its lowest since 2012 and down about 30 percent since its peak in 2013. Last year brought the most precipitous drop yet. PLOS ONE published 6,052 fewer articles in 2016 than it did the year before — a drop of about 22 percent. (…) »